noun dic·ta·ture \dikˈtāchər, ˈdiktəˌchu̇(ə)r\

Definition of dictature



  1. :  office of a dictator :  dictatorship; also :  a body of dictators

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Origin and Etymology of dictature

Latin dictatura, from dictatus + -ura -ure

First Known Use: 15th century

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a trip made at another's expense

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